West Coast or East Coast?

Hey friends! Help us decide! After meeting in Europe, my new friend Lizanne and I knew we wanted to travel in 2016 together. We initially decided on Asia, but due to our time constraints we ixnayed that plan. Our next idea was Peru, but in September, our travel month, Peru is in the middle of…

Trip to Europe on a Budget

Traveling on a budget? We are too!! This past August, I took my first trip to Europe. I’ve been asked by so many people how I planned a 2 week trip to four countries for about $2500 including all expenses. Now, understand that I intentionally budgeted high (that’s right, high) because I didn’t want to…

The Truth About Traveling – Vicky Ward

It’s possible. So many of us have the desire to travel and think “I wish.” We struggle with the mentality that it’s not something we can do, whether it’s because of financial reasons, time restraints, lack of courage, etc. “Someday” is a word I hear people say so often, and I’ve spent most of my…

Tastebuds, let me enlighten you!/ The Holy Hot Dog

One of the many joys I’ve had in life is to have had the opportunity to live in several states. Of course this has in turn given me the opportunity to try out different, delicious, and delightful foods. I will be giving very brief reviews of a few of my favorites – partly because I…

It’s all about finding the perfect SPOT!

When I first moved to Buffalo, I struggled to find a good “comfort place”.  A place that would remind me of home, but would also bring parts of my new life together as one. It took quite a while to find just the right spot. My family is from the area, but I wasn’t looking…

Give me a “Y”! Give me a “U”! Give me a “M”!

I was very excited when I first moved to Syracuse, NY because it has so much to offer. One of the things that this city has is some amazing restaurants! Be sure to check out the great food offered in the many restaurants in Armory Square. The number one place for me to eat down…